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41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 10

Thursday, June 16, 2011

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Government Orders

Ms. Raitt (Minister of Labour) for Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Mr. Ashfield (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway), moved, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, a bill in the name of the Minister of Labour, entitled An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of air service operations, shall be disposed of as follows: (a) commencing when the said bill is read a first time and concluding when the said bill is read a third time, the House shall not adjourn except pursuant to a motion proposed by a Minister of the Crown; (b) the said bill may be read twice or thrice in one sitting; (c) after being read a second time, the said bill shall be referred to a Committee of the Whole; and (d) during consideration of the said bill, no division shall be deferred. (Government Business No. 2)

Interruption

At 10:06 a.m., by unanimous consent, the sitting was suspended.

At 10:12 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Mr. Ashfield (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway). (Government Business No. 2)

Debate arose thereon.

Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mega-trials), be disposed of at all stages as follows:

(a) not more than 1.7 hours shall be allotted for the consideration at second reading;

(b) if the bill is not reported back by Wednesday, June 22, 2011, during routine proceedings, it shall be deemed to have been reported from the Committee without amendment;

(c) upon being reported from Committee the bill shall be deemed concurred in at report stage and deemed read a third time and passed.

Notice of Motion

Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) gave notice of intention to move at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 57, that, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 2, the debate not be further adjourned.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Special report of the Canadian Human Rights Commission entitled "Now a Matter of Rights: Extending Full Human Rights Protection to First Nations", pursuant to the Canadian Human Rights Act, R.S. 1985, c. H-6, sbs. 61(4) — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-123-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(e), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Information Commissioner for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1, s. 38. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-734-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner on activities in relation to the Conflict of Interest Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, para. 90(1)(b). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-1002-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner's activities in relation to the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, para. 90(1)(a). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-1004-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(a), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Fast (Minister of International Trade) laid upon the Table, — Report of Export Development Canada, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year ended December 31, 2010, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-289-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Jersey, under Entrustment from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, for the Exchange of Information relating to Tax Matters, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated January 12, 2011. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-411-1.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Isle of Man, under Entrustment from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, for the Exchange of Information on Tax Matters, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated January 17, 2011. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-411-2.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the States of Guernsey, under Entrustment from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, for the Exchange of Information on Tax Matters, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated January 19, 2011. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-411-3.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Cooperation Agreement between the Government of Canada and the European Space Agency, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated December 15, 2010. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-411-4.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of Latvia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated May 5, 2009. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-411-5.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement between Canada and the Czech Republic for the Promotion and Protection of Investments, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated May 6, 2009. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-411-6.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Romania for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated May 8, 2009. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-411-7.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement between Canada and the Slovak Republic for the Promotion and Protection of Investments, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated July 20, 2010. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-411-8.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement Between Canada and Romania concerning Diplomatic Premises, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated March 11, 2011. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-411-9.

Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Toews (Minister of Public Safety), seconded by Mr. Kenney (Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism), Bill C-4, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Balanced Refugee Reform Act and the Marine Transportation Security Act, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Raitt (Minister of Labour), seconded by Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), Bill C-5, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of air service operations, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

Recommendation
(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))
His Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled “An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of air service operations”.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations
Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright) presented the report of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association respecting its participation at the Visit of the Defence and Security Committee, held in Washington, D.C. and San Diego, California, from January 31 to February 4, 2011. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-411-50-01.

Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright) presented the report of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association respecting its participation at the Joint Meeting of the Defence and Security, Economics and Security, and Political Committees of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, held in Brussels, Belgium, from February 20 to 22, 2011, and its participation at the Annual Economics and Security Committee's consultation with the OECD, held in Paris, France, on February 23 and 24, 2011. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-411-50-02.

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings), seconded by Mr. Komarnicki (Souris—Moose Mountain), Bill C-228, An Act respecting a National Appreciation Day, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings), seconded by Mr. Komarnicki (Souris—Moose Mountain), Bill C-229, An Act to establish a Memorial Wall for Canada's fallen soldiers and peacekeepers, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings), seconded by Mr. Komarnicki (Souris—Moose Mountain), Bill C-230, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (arrest without a warrant), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), seconded by Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), Bill C-231, An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (derelict vessels and wreck), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Mr. Benskin (Jeanne-Le Ber), Bill C-232, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Petitions

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, a petition certified correct by the Clerk of Petitions was presented as follows:

— by Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre), one concerning asbestos (No. 411-0021).
Government Orders

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mega-trials).

Mr. Paradis (Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture)) for Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Goodyear (Minister of State (Science and Technology) (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario)), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Debate arose thereon.

At 2:09 p.m., pursuant to Order made earlier today, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Accordingly, Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mega-trials), was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Mrs. Aglukkaq (Minister of Health) — Report of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board for the year ended December 31, 2010, pursuant to the Patent Act, R.S., 1985, c. P-4, sbs. 89(4) and 100(4) . — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-564-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
— by Mr. Baird (Minister of Foreign Affairs) — Report of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2010, pursuant to the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission Act, S.C. 1964-65, c. 19, s. 7. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-229-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)
— by Mr. Duncan (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) — Report on the Readiness of First Nations Communities and Organizations to Comply with the Canadian Human Rights Act dated June 2011, pursuant to the Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act, S.C. 2008, c. 30, s. 4. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-1049-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development)
— by Mr. Duncan (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) — Reports of the Yukon Surface Rights Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-411-859-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— by Mr. Kent (Minister of the Environment) — Progress Report for the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy for the period of 2010-2013, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 7(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-1050-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
Adjournment

At 2:10 p.m., by unanimous consent, the Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Order made Thursday, June 9, 2011 and to Standing Order 24(1).